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Men are pigs...

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by TigerVols, Sep 5, 2013.

  1. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    ...example No. 23,419.

    In India, about one woman per hour is killed over her dowry.


    India's National Crime Records Bureau last week reported that 8,233 Indian women were killed in 2012 in dowry-related violence, or nearly one per hour. The incidence of dowry deaths grew by nearly 3% over the previous five years, and torture at the hands of a husband or family increased by 5.4%, with 99,135 cases reported by survivors in 2011.
  2. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    How many in the U.S.?
  3. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    By the same people who won't harm a cow...
  4. doctorquant

    doctorquant Well-Known Member

    Let 'em keep working that sex-selection abortion bit and in a few short years this dynamic is going to look a wee bit different ...
  5. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Maybe we should bomb India instead of Syria.
  6. Sea Bass

    Sea Bass Well-Known Member

    I live in a city with a huge Indian population and grew up in a city with an even larger one. I have found it quite rare to meet an Indian man older than, say, 40 who has the slightest amount of respect for women. The men born in Canada, sure - but not the ones born there.
  7. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    That's interesting. When I was growing up, I had two close friends who were Sikh and while their fathers treated their mothers very well (at least as far as I could see) the grandparents who lived with them would treat the mothers like shit, even in front of the kids and guests and the wives never really said boo about it. It was just accepted.
  8. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Eh, different cultures are just, um, different. Ever look at treatment of women in the Islamic world?
  9. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    No, never have. Maybe you can enlighten us?
  10. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Obviously Mark's an idiot, and you're being sarcastic, but...

    When you consider that Muhammad took Aisha as his wife when she was either six or seven, and even by the most generous telling of the tale, consummated the marriage when she was nine or ten, you understand that women are fucked -- literally -- under Islamic tradition.
  11. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Next time you go out in public, be sure to cover your face. Paper bags are acceptable.
  12. Blitz

    Blitz Active Member

    For those, like me, who wondered what a dowry is or entails:

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